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A 40-year-old member asked:

Why might it be that my eyes burn when i get stressed out?

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Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
Ophthalmology 45 years experience
Dryness?: Stress may change your blink reflex which can allow the eyes to dry. Try some over the counter artificial tears to see if this helps.

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Why might it be that my eyes burn when I am rubbing them?

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Dry eyes: Dry eyes or blepharitis (inflammation of the glands along the lid edges) could be the culprit. Try some over the counter artificial tears to see if this improves the situation.
Last updated Aug 20, 2013

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